Clay South Dakota
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Clay County Criminal & Court Records

Circuit Court

Address
PO Box 377 Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone
605-677-6756
Fax
605-677-8885
Hours
8AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Domestic, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile, sealed, or mental health records released
Civil Note
Access civil money judgments from 04/19/2004 forward on a statewide system at https://apps.sd.gov/applications/judgmentquery/login.aspx.
General Note
Note that civil cases for amounts up to $12,000 may be held at the Magistrate Court, but all money judgments can be access as described below.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, SSN or DL#

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1989, in books to 1920, and archived from 1800s

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: address

Click here to run on-site court house search

Clay County Court Recorder Offices

Register of Deeds

Address
Clay County 211 W Main St, #202 Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone
605-677-7130
Hours
8AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
Separate indices to search include deeds; land in one index, mortgages have their own. Records indexed on computer scanned back several years.

Courier Offices

Address
211 W Main St, #202 Vermillion, SD 57069

County Assessor

Phone
605-677-7140

Treasurer

Phone
605-677-7123

Treasurer

Appraiser
605-677-7140

Elections

Appraiser
605-677-7120

Vital

Appraiser
605-677-7130